BFI Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
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BFI Working Paper Apr 9, 2024

The Glass Web: Kinship Networks, Female Executives, and Firm Outcomes in the Middle East

Alessandra González, Nicolas Wesseler
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Apr 8, 2024

A Discrimination Report Card

Patrick Kline, Evan K. Rose, Christopher R. Walters
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Economic Mobility & Poverty
BFI Working Paper Apr 3, 2024

Application Flows

Steven J. Davis, Brenda Samaniego de la Parra
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Feb 29, 2024

Competitive Job Seekers: When Sharing Less Leaves Firms at a Loss

Gaurav Chiplunkar, Erin M. Kelley, Gregory Lane
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Nov 27, 2023

Polarizing Corporations: Does Talent Flow to “Good” Firms?

Emanuele Colonnelli, Tim McQuade, Gabriel Ramos, Thomas Rauter, Olivia Xiong
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Oct 15, 2023

Why is Trade Not Free? A Revealed Preference Approach

Rodrigo Adão, Arnaud Costinot, Dave Donaldson, John Sturm
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Oct 12, 2023

One Giant Leap: Emancipation and Aggregate Economic Gains

Richard Hornbeck, Trevon Logan
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Oct 12, 2023

Labor Market Impacts of Reducing Felony Convictions

Amanda Y. Agan, Andrew Garin, Dmitri Koustas, Alexandre Mas, Crystal Yang
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages